Episode 10: Jim Phelan & Ashley Hope Pérez — “Report on Heaven and Hell” by Silvina Ocampo

In this episode of the Project Narrative Podcast, Ashley Hope Pérez sits down with Jim Phelan to read and discuss Silvina Ocampo’s four-paragraph short story, “Report on Heaven and Hell” first in its original Spanish and then in its English translation. “Report on Heaven and Hell” is included in Thus Were their Faces, a 1968 compilation of Ocampo’s stories. Ashley Hope Pérez is an Assistant Professor of Comparative Studies at the Ohio State University and a Core Faculty Member of Project Narrative. She is both an accomplished literary critic and an award-winning novelist.